Jazzwax List: 10 for Thanksgiving


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Last year I served Thanksgiving dinner for song-minded readers. This year the JazzWax audience has expanded, so I was up early shopping and preparing a larger musical feast. Remember, no grabbing, no reaching across plates, and be sure to use the right fork. To all my JazzWax readers worldwide, Happy Thanksgiving. Dig in!

  • Roast Turkey Stomp—Benny Goodman Sextet (1939)
  • More Gravy—Willis Jackson (1963)
  • Sweet Potato Piper—Glenn Miller (1940)
  • String Beans—Joe Marsala's Chicagoans (1938)
  • Delirious Trimmings—Jerome Richardson (1958)
  • Custard Pie—Sonny Terry (1958)
  • Seconds Anyone?—Sal Nistico (1961)
  • Let's Agree to Disagree—Mamie Smith (1921)
  • Rhythm of the Dishes and Pans—Wingy Carpenter (1940)
  • Slow Driving Moan—Ma Rainey (1927)

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